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All about fishing for alligator gar, bowfin, chain pickerel, longnose gar, muskie, paddlefish, sauger and spotted gar in Alabama.

Listed below find information about these species of fish, found in Alabama waters.

Fishing for miscellaneous species in Alabama

Larger lakes across the state of Alabama, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Lake Eufaula, Guntersville Lake, Lake Harding, Lake Jordan, Lay Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Lake Martin, Lake Mitchell, Lake Neely Henry, Pickwick Lake, Smith Lake, Lake Tuscaloosa, Lake Wedowee - Harris Lake, Lake Weiss, West Point Lake, Wheeler Lake, Wilson Lake and others.

Fishing for other species in Alabama

Alligator Gar

Alligator gar

World record: 279 lbs

AL State Record: 151 lbs 9 oz



World record: 21 lbs 8 oz

AL State Record: 18 lbs 6 oz

Chain Pickerel

Chain pickerel

World record: 9 lbs 6 oz

AL State Record: 6 lbs 6 oz

Longnose Gar

Longnose gar

World record: 50 lbs 5 oz

AL State Record: 32 lbs 14 oz


Muskie (Muskellunge)

World record: 69 lbs 9 oz

AL State Record: 19 lbs 8 oz



World record: 144 lbs

AL State Record: 52 lbs 12 oz



World record: 17 lbs 7 oz

AL State Record: 5 lbs 2 oz

Spotted Gar

Spotted gar

World record: 9 lbs 12 oz

AL State Record: 8 lbs 12 oz

By clicking on the images and links above, you will be taken to a page offering more information about the selected species.

Information on fishing for unique species, by state.


Learn the habits and lifecycle of each species

Many of the species we portray as "other" in this website are simply not as commonly fished for as the more popular fish. For insight into some of these "other" fish in Alabama, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.

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